ERIC Number: ED481444
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: N/A
The Key Elements of Classroom Management: Managing Time and Space, Student Behavior, and Instructional Strategies.
McLeod, Joyce; Fisher, Jan; Hoover, Ginny
In this book, three veteran teachers show how teachers can make real improvements in their classroom by concentrating on basic skills. There are 13 chapters in three sections. The first section, "Time and Classroom Space" (Joyce McLeod), focuses on (1) "Setting Up the Classroom"; (2) "Managing Instructional Time"; (3) "Managing Administrative Tasks, Transitions, and Interruptions"; and (4) "Managing Teacher Time." The second section, "Student Behavior" (Jan Fisher), looks at (5) "Classroom Climate"; (6) "Establishing Standards, Rules, and Procedures"; (7) "Teaching Standards, Rules, and Procedures"; (8) "Reinforcement"; and (9) "The Backup System." The third section, "Instructional Strategies," includes (10) "Whole-Class Strategies"; (11) "Small-Group Strategies"; (12) "Working in Pairs"; and (13) "Working as an Individual." (Contains 69 bibliographic references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Classroom Design, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Large Group Instruction, Small Group Instruction, Space Utilization, Standards, Student Behavior, Teaching Methods, Teamwork, Time Management
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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